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NAVAL DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE UNITED STATES WARS WITH THE BARBARY POWERS. Volume III - Naval Operations.

Published by Government Printing Office:, 1941
Condition: Fine- Hardcover
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639 pages, illustrated, including Diplomatic background from Sept. 1803 through March 1804, published under the direction of the Honorable Frank Knox, Secretary of the Navy. Among the events dealt with in this volume are the declaration of war against the United States by the Emperor of Morocco and the naval demonstration before Tangier, Morocco, in conjunction with diplomatic pressure, in the hope of averting hostitilies. Other events also covered are the blockading of Tripoli; the grounding of the U.S. frigate Philadelphia and her subsequent capture by the Tripolitans; the captivity of Captain Bainbridge and the crew of the Philadelphia; the capture of the U.S. Schnooner Enterprize of the Tripolitan ketch Mastico, which was taken into service of the United States and renamed Intrepid,; after fianlly the epic boarding and burning of the Philadelphia by the then Lt. Stephen Decauter. Included in this volume, are a number of diplomatic and other state papers necessary to present an adequate political and economic background to naval operations." FINE- HARDCOVER, brown cloth covers, lettering is bright on the spine. Previous owner's name is present from 1943. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 026546

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Title: NAVAL DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE UNITED STATES...

Publisher: Government Printing Office:

Publication Date: 1941

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine-

Dust Jacket Condition: Not Issued with a Dust Jacket

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